WEDNESDAY’S T.I.F.I. – Talkin’ Besler, @NDwbb Honors, Lee Lights The Lamp, Football Spring Practice & More!
Mar 5, 2014, 11:18 AM EDT
A Notre Dame graduate was named the captain of a major sporting squad, three members of the Fighting Irish women’s basketball squad were named to all-ACC teams, Coach McGraw was named ACC Coach of the Year and Anders Lee (former Irish hockey player) netted another goal for the New York Islanders in last night’s game (see goal below).
Additionally, take a few minutes to vote for in the first Notre Dame Athletics Academy Awards. Voting continues through Friday.
Now, what did we miss …
- 1. Men’s Soccer – Besler Named Sporting KC Captain (SportingKC.com)
2009 University of Notre Dame graduate Matt Besler was named team captain of Sporting KC yesterday at the uniform unveil event entitled #SportingTakeoff. Click the link above to read more.
- 2. Women’s Basketball – 1-on-1 With McGraw (WSBT 22)
After copping the ACC Coach of the Year on Wednesday morning, take a look at the interview of Coach McGraw from Tuesday with Pete Byrne of WSBT. Click the link above to read more.
- 3. Football – Notre Dame Spring Preview (ESPN)
The Notre Dame football squad kicked off spring practice on Monday in preparation for the 2014 season. Click the link above to read more from ESPN.com’s Matt Fortuna.
TWEET THAT MADE ME CHUCKLE
today we looked at “Canadian jokes” in class lmao….. looks like some people are still upset about the Olympics….. #youmad? hahaha
— Natalie Achonwa (@NatAchon) March 4, 2014
Yes Natalie, I am mad.
NOTRE DAME-ISH VIDEO OF THE DAY
Check out this fun video from the Colorado Rapids of the MLS. A great cameo from Grant Van De Casteele and Dillon Powers.
TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE DAY
Question: Who was the first Notre Dame football player to be selected first overall in the professional football draft?
The answer to today’s trivia question will be found in tomorrow’s edition of Things I Found Interesting.
ANSWER: Who was the last Notre Dame football student-athlete to be picked in the top-10 of the NFL Draft? Bryant Young was selected seventh overall by the San Francisco 49ers in 1994.
- Softball. Irish Resume With Wildcats In Evanston
- M. Lacrosse. Wynne Receives ACC Player Of The Week Honors
- M. Ice Hockey. Bjork And Petersen Share MVP Honors
- W. Tennis. Irish Drop Season Finale To Clemson, 6-1
- M. Tennis. Hagar Provides A Bright Spot In 5-2 Loss To Wake Forest
- Softball. Virginia Sweeps Irish With 10-6 Sunday Win
- Track. Irish Close Record-Setting Day at Baylor
- W. Lacrosse. Irish Earn No. 4 Seed In ACC Tournament
- M. Golf. Golfers Conclude ACCs in 10th
- Football. Sunday Brunch: Irish Football ‘Process’ Ongoing
Fighting Irish on YouTube
- Anna Rohrer ran her 1st 10K in April. She set ACC & @NDXCTF records. Ran fastest 10K of 2017 in the World. Donate… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 1 hour ago
- ☘ 765 Wins at ND 🏆 2001 @NCAA Champ 🏀 Naismith Hall of Famer Coach McGraw discusses her @ndwbb journey. Donate:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 2 hours ago
- The Man. The Myth. The Legend. 1988 NCAA title team coach Lou Holtz looks back at his @NDFootball career. Donate:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 hours ago
- 🏅 2 @ACCTrackField Titles ☘ @NDXCTF Record in 800m Jessica Harris shines in the 2017 Track & Field season. Donate… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 4 hours ago
- What's it like to compete in the Olympics? @NDRowing's FIRST Olympic Gold Medalist Amanda Polk knows! Watch/Donat… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 7 hours ago